Chef - Coastal Villa's Kitchen, Kapiti Coast

This is a part time position working Saturday and Sunday (8:00am-5:00pm) to cover the Kitchen Manager’s days off. We require a reliable and hardworking individual that shares our passion for food and service.

This rewarding position is located at Coastal Villas Retirement Village, located in the heart of the Kapiti Coast (Paraparaumu), only a few minutes’ drive from the beach. Here you will create high quality meals that are produced fresh every day, with the support of two catering assistants. Daily meals include morning and afternoon tea, lunch for 75 residents and dinner for around 40.

To be successful in this role you need to be able to multitask and show good communication skills with both the Coastal Villa staff and our Chef Manager.

The ideal candidate will have:
- a passion for food
- experience preparing, cooking and serving wholesome food in an aged-care setting
- an interest in baking
- an understanding of dietary requirements and food control regulations
- experience managing product quality standards and service delivery
- excellent communication skills and a flexible/can-do, committed attitude
- ability to work unsupervised

To be successful in this role you need to have a friendly disposition and enjoy interacting with village staff and residents on a regular basis. This position is a pivotal part of our team and requires a cook/chef with relevant experience, or a relevant qualification either in culinary arts or professional cookery with 1-2 years‘ relevant experience.

We consider applications as they come through, so don’t delay … apply today attaching a current CV and cover letter outlining why you are interested in this position.

Applicants must be New Zealand citizens/residents or eligible to work in New Zealand. Please specify your current status in your job application correspondence, and if on a work visa what type and expiry date.

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